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Learning disabilities are not a prescription for failure

- Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D.

Source: State of LD

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David Chard, Ph.D.

David Chard, Ph.D.

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David Chard, Ph.D.

Professional Advisory Board

David is the Dean at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development at SMU. He has been a research review panelist at both state and national levels.

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Statement from Mimi Corcoran on U.S. Department of Education Investigation into Denial of Special Education for Thousands in Texas

WASHINGTON–For years, countless children with disabilities in Texas have been denied services they are guaranteed by law under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Yesterday’s findings from the U.S. Department of Education’s (USED) Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) confirm the serious and systemic failure to serve children under IDEA that has taken place … Continue reading Statement from Mimi Corcoran on U.S. Department of Education Investigation into Denial of Special Education for Thousands in Texas

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How Students With LD Exited High School

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